MSD Board To Discuss Public Comment Process Wednesday

The Metropolitan Sewer District’s Board of Directors will meet Wednesday to discuss a proposed amendment to the rules for addressing the body at public meetings. The changes would allow up to five people three minutes each to speak, if they sign up at least 15 minutes before the meeting starts.  Currently, applications to comment must […]

Commission Holds Hearing on Proposed Rate Increases

The Kentucky Public Service Commission is set to hold a hearing Tuesday n rate hikes proposed by Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities. LG&E is requesting to increase electricity rates by about 12 percent and its sister company, Kentucky Utilities, has proposed raising rates by more than 13 percent. If approved, it would mean […]

MSD Board Gives Preliminary Approval to Rate Hike

by Stephanie Crosby Sewer rates will likely go up in August for customers of the Metropolitan Sewer District in Louisville. The proposed increase of 6.5% was given preliminary approval this morning by the agency’s board of directors. MSD Director Bud Schardein says one of the driving forces behind the annual increase is an $850-million project […]

Resolution Takes Aim At LG&E Rate Increase Request

by Gabe Bullard A resolution addressing utility rate increases will be given first reading in Thursday’s Metro Council meeting. The Louisville Gas and Electric company is asking the Public Service Commission to approve a rate increase. for infrastructure improvements and to recoup losses from ice and wind storms. The resolution asks the PSC to deny […]